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  Topic: PMs going nowhere
colpeake

Replies: 2
Views: 1474

PostForum: Website Updates   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:29 pm   Subject: PMs going nowhere
If I recall correctly from this version of the forum software, messages stay in your outbox until the other party has read them, then move to 'sent'. Thus you can edit a message after sending if the r ...
  Topic: The other project
colpeake

Replies: 8
Views: 3366

PostForum: Modelling Tips   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 8:49 pm   Subject: The other project
for uncoupling(either UK or European ones) the blade of grass method Roger Nicholls designed works very well. I have tried my own version on inset track with a thin piece of card sticking up.
He tol ...
  Topic: Sheffield Model Railway Society Annual Show - 10th October
colpeake

Replies: 4
Views: 2707

PostForum: Events   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:07 pm   Subject: Sheffield Model Railway Society Annual Show - 10th October
Good to see you on Saturday Simon, glad you enjoyed the show. I think we shall be there again next year with one of my Dad's layouts, so hopefully will see you then!

Colin
  Topic: Sheffield Model Railway Society Annual Show - 10th October
colpeake

Replies: 4
Views: 2707

PostForum: Events   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2015 7:43 pm   Subject: Sheffield Model Railway Society Annual Show - 10th October
Unashamed *bump*, the show is tomorrow and we're packed and ready to go!

This is a great show for the fan of smaller layouts, the venue and amount of set up/take down time they have almost dictates ...
  Topic: Sheffield Model Railway Society Annual Show - 10th October
colpeake

Replies: 4
Views: 2707

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2015 5:51 pm   Subject: Sheffield Model Railway Society Annual Show - 10th October
Sheffield Model Railway Society present their annual Model Railway Exhibition. 15 layouts of various scales and gauges plus trade. Free parking on site and refreshments and bar are available.

My ow ...
  Topic: Project 2012
colpeake

Replies: 516
Views: 172471

PostForum: On my workbench   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 9:30 am   Subject: Project 2012
I've seen those coaches on many a seaside gift shop, but never realised they only had doors on one side! The loco has always been most off-putting...

Colin
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 8:49 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
Excellent! I don't blame him for standing there and staring!

Great work Colin

Roger

Thanks Roger, here's a bonus picture Very Happy

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b122/Colpeake/o9modeller/Model ...
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat May 09, 2015 9:27 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
Looks great Colin - I really like the details and the grass is time well spent.

Your work has spurred me on to get things done on my gauge 1
"tuning fork" - shunty thing. So thanks!

...
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Fri May 01, 2015 9:12 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
I like the colour and texture of the grass, it often looks way too tall. Yours looks just right.

Peter

Thanks Peter, I too great care with the grass, trimming with a razor and nail scissors!

...
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 9:42 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
Further detailing continues on 'The Headshunt' diorama:

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b122/Colpeake/o9modeller/ModelsApril1503_zpsxpxwd91s.jpg

For the full story, and more pictures, visit th ...
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:48 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
The diorama version of the project is progressing through the scenic stage:

http://i18.photobucket.com/albums/b122/Colpeake/o9modeller/ModelsMar1514_zpsb9vggry0.jpg

You can read more, and see mo ...
  Topic: Commercial Street
colpeake

Replies: 13
Views: 6896

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 10:08 pm   Subject: Commercial Street
Looks very nice, well thought out modelling and composition of scene. Great to see something "different" but at the same time so familiar!

Colin
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:48 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
I must admit Roger, it was probably a year ago that I bought that skip, I have a feeling I bought it whilst out camera shopping on my birthday, and that is coming up this week Very Happy

If you follow th ...
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:42 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
Ha! Glad to have inspired you Simon, mine came from The Works last year if my memory serves me right. What scale do you intend to use the skip in?

The diorama version of the project is now progre ...
  Topic: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
colpeake

Replies: 30
Views: 15542

PostForum: Layout Tours   Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:54 pm   Subject: Introducing 'Up-cycle' - A MicrO-9 Project
It may have gone a little quiet on the ‘Up-cycle’ front lately. That is due to me having something of a rethink...

Although built with (and fulfiling) the dual purpose of fitting onto my already c ...
 
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